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Nov 25, 2012 9:00am PST
of money so people can loan my money to an entrepreneur. >> like a sample at costco. give us a shot. if you like it, do it again. >> if you like it. fantastic. >> this is almost exhausted. by the time people see this your money will be exhausted but other people will come in as well. >> one of the ideas is that this is a great new model of philanthropy and people say, for providing a loan which i get the vast majority back i can help entrepreneurs around the world and help other people do this. other people have contacted kiva to cothe same program. that was part of the reason. >> it's international and dom oh stick now. you can allocate where you want your money to go and what type of entrepreneurs you want to support. >> and to be clear to the viewer, you get the money back most of the time it's a small loan you make. >> it's a 2% loss rate. >> which is better than any bank has ever gotten i.'s astounding. >> so instead of giving to charity you're making it available to eventually take back if you so choose but making it available to others. >> the classic line is teach to fish rather tha
Nov 18, 2012 9:00am PST
woman to give an engineering address. joining us from "forbes." you have to find things to put your chips in. you're running out of things, aren't you? >> well, the exciting piece is we are moving into the new era o of digital lifestyle. >> are the chips that run the digital lifestyle going to be marvell chips? >> i think marvell will be one of the key leaders to empower the era of digital lifestyle. we have the history of 17 years of marvell, we have invested it for a long term, from storage to communication, to mobile, to connectivity. today, our chips from cloud infrastructure to the mobility, so we are ready to empower and connect the lifestyle any ti timener. >> marvell is not necessarily a household word the way intel is and to a lesser degree. amd. there are a million marvell chips out there, right? >> yes. >> a tremendous number. >> the key is, as a semiconductor leader solution provider today, it's very very important we have to be very sensitive about having the software capability because today, it's no long ear stand alone chip, no longer building blocks, about who can p
Nov 11, 2012 9:00am PST
the software to actually use that power. now that they're getting calls, if you don't change your software it will go slower. so the software has to take advantage of being able to spread the problem out over all those different computers and that makes it sound and feel a little bit like a cloud. so for an animation studio like dreamworks, we use thousands of computers and data centers to actually make those individual images. what we're doing now is sort of bringing those thousands of computers into the desk, if you like, of a single animator. >> what does that do for the animator? >> one of the biggest things when they moved from drawing on paper from pens and pencils, their natural skill turned from sort of a physical activity to key worlds, mice and something like that. so the interaction became very difficult. they became more like engineers. with all of this power, we're starting to give them back the fluid approach to expressing their craft. putting a pen back in their hand. of course a digital tablet or digital screen, but it gives them a smooth way of making the characters perfor
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
by a hungarian, ebay a frenchman, google a russian. tesla motors and spacex by a south african. the u.s. government itself has named vavek vadwad as one of the most outstanding americans. the actual title, outstanding american by choice. he was born in india. his res jooum long. harvard fellow, entrepreneur, but most remains at discussion is his book, "the immigrant exod exodus: why america is losing the global race to capture entrepreneurial talent." joined by john swartz of "usa today" and eric savitz of "forbes." when your book came out, you had a study that came out at the same time that said the largest drop in the percentage of immigrant entrepreneurs in silicon valley in a good long time. and you raised the alarm about that. why? >> because we had an influx of skilled immigrants in the '90s and early 2000s. on average people like me start companies 12, 13 years after arriving in the united states. we should have seen an explosion in immigrant entrepreneurship, yet it dropped. it went from 52% in silicon valley being immigrant founded down to 44%. >> percentagewise, that means the
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